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Lyle and Sandra Crowson have been named the 2017 Wykoff Fall Fest grand parade marshals.
Lyle and Sandra Crowson have been named the 2017 Wykoff Fall Fest grand parade marshals.
Thursday, September 14, 2017 7:39 AM
Lyle and Sandra Crowson have been named the 2017 Wykoff Fall Fest grand parade marshals, and their well-known trucks are the answer to the age-old question, “Got milk?” because they were always seen traveling the highways between the Wykoff-Spring Valley area and the Twin Cities and reaches beyond. 
  • Pirates inundate Wykoff for encore performance
    “Pirates of Penzance” is back for an encore in Wykoff.
  • The Wykoff Volunteer Fire Department’s annual chili and grilled cheese sandwich dinner, set for Sunday, Sept. 24, is a great way to close the Fall Fest weekend. 
  • Wykoff will have live music Saturday night, courtesy of the Wykoff Fire Department.
  • “We’ll be holding a flag-burning in the parking lot by the fire hall…the Veterans’ Park Committee will be holding it, and it’s just the proper way of getting rid of your flags,” stated Wykoff Veterans’ Memorial Committee member Harvey Schmidt, who acknowledged that Old Glory sometimes gets tattered enough that she must be retired. 
  • The Wykoff Fall Fest grand parade the morning of Saturday, Sept. 23, will have a variety of units, many which will be distributing items for the children.
  • Wykoff Fall Fest Committee member Mary Sackett invited members of the community to fire up their ovens for the annual Fall Fest pumpkin bake-off, slated for Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Phillip Eickhoff building on the east side of Gold Street. 

  • The Wykoff Fall Fest treasure hunt is back and the prize for finding the hidden treasure is $100 in Wykoff money, said organizer Mary Sackett, which should entice landlocked treasure hunters to get out on the high seas…er, sidewalks and get a gander at the clues that will lead them to the item that promises the finder that shiny $100.
  • Wykoff couple switches from hauling milk cans to leading Fall Fest parade
    Lyle and Sandra Crowson have been named the 2017 Wykoff Fall Fest grand parade marshals, and their well-known trucks are the answer to the age-old question, “Got milk?” because they were always seen traveling the highways between the Wykoff-Spring Valley area and the Twin Cities and reaches beyond. 
  • Dedication of memorial for veterans Saturday culmination of three-year project

    The Wykoff Veterans’ Memorial Committee has spent the past three years working to raise flags over Wykoff to commemorate the service of its residents who gave their time and quite possibly their lives to the United States in the six branches of the military.  A special dedication ceremony is set to take place during this year’s Wykoff Fall Fest celebration to make the memorial an official installation of recognition for veterans deceased and still living.

  • Pumpkin baked goods for judging Saturday, eating Sunday
    The first-ever Wykoff Fall Fest Pumpkin Bake-Off will pit the pumpkin-baking skills of area residents against one another, but ultimately it is meant for bringing them together to raise funds for the 2017 Fall Fest celebration. 
  • Pickles, jellies head lineup of harvest events
    “People should enter the contest because it’s that time of year to taste the harvest and the fruits of our labors, and there are prizes — $25 gift certificates from Goodies & Gas and from the Gateway,” related Eva Barr, organizer of the 2016 canning contest, this year featuring cucumber pickles and jellies, though Barr imagined that a few accidental jams might appear as well.
  • Polka band with long ties to Wykoff named grand marshal of Fall Fest parade
    The three members of the New Blue Denim Farmers are accustomed to being at the fire hall as the official German beer keg-tapping band, rousing the audience with lively polkas, but this year the band will be riding a parade float as the grand marshals of the 2016 Wykoff Fall Fest grand parade. 
  • All-school reunion to bring many former students back to Wykoff
    “Anybody who ever attended Wykoff Schools during any time of their lives, and any and all people in our surrounding communities who would like to join in the fun is invited,” stated Wykoff schools alum and Wykoff all-school reunion co-organizer Mary Sackett, issuing an invitation for all former Wykoff WyKats to attend the reunion set to take place during Wykoff’s 2016 Fall Fest, this year on the weekend of Sept. 23 through 25. 
  • Groundbreaking Saturday for  Wykoff Veterans Memorial Park

    After a year of planning, the Wykoff Veterans Memorial Park Committee will be holding a groundbreaking event on Saturday, Sept. 26, at 10 a.m. just prior to the Fall Fest parade.

  • “It’s our fifth annual treasure hunt, and there are eight clues.  Hopefully the treasure will be found…the winner gets $100 in Wykoff dollars,” said Mary Sackett, speaking of the annual Wykoff Fall Fest treasure hunt which brings families and friends together to search for the “treasure” for which Sackett leaves clues around town, all so that the hunters can win the big bucks courtesy of the Wykoff Business Association.

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